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  • 07 May 2018 1:39 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters may ask you to receive money into your bank account and transfer it into another account, keeping some of the cash for yourself.

    https://moneymules.co.uk/

  • 07 May 2018 1:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK government has unveiled plans to crack down on a business scheme which it says has been used to launder dirty foreign money.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-43935839

  • 30 Apr 2018 12:02 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    While financial fraud overall is not growing, payments fraud involving deception crimes, online attacks, and compromised cards is up over 20 per cent

    http://www.cityam.com/284442/debate-digital-payment-rise-but-uk-go-completely-cashless

  • 30 Apr 2018 12:01 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cifas CEO Mike Haley talks to BBC Moneybox about the growing issue of “money mules”


    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09zmvcp


  • 30 Apr 2018 12:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The data shows there was a 27% increase in 14 to 24-year-olds becoming ‘money mules’ in 2017. Cifas urges the Government to do more in schools to educate young people about the consequences of fraudulent activity.


    https://www.cifas.org.uk/insight/reports-trends/fraudscape-report-2018


  • 30 Apr 2018 11:59 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    "Have you ever held £2,000 at once in your hand?" that was the line used to tempt Holly into becoming a money mule.


    http://www.bbc.com/news/business-43897614


  • 22 Apr 2018 10:50 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Financial fraud is a serious white-collar crime that comes with heavy punishment, but the details of the misdeeds can be stranger than fiction.

    http://uk.businessinsider.com/fraud-financial-scandals-notable-and-expensive-2018-4/#charles-ponzi-1

  • 22 Apr 2018 10:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A new piece of cryptocurrency is made each time a complex mathematical problem is solved using computing energy. Currencies can be legitimately mined in this way – but this mining activity is also increasingly attracting fraudulent behaviour.

    https://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/Security-Think-Tank-Use-good-practice-to-address-cryptojacking-risk

  • 22 Apr 2018 10:47 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud has warned the names of well-known business people and financial experts being used to promote cryptocurrency scams.

    https://www.ftadviser.com/investments/2018/04/13/action-fraud-warns-of-celebrity-crypto-scams/

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